The Rock Wall

As I was leaving an eating place well after noon Tuesday, I thought I recognized a guy who had just driven up in a pickup and got out. Then I recognized the lady with him for sure – Joan Walker. It was her youngest, Richard, who had been driving her pickup. His sunglasses had partially

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CCMH to hold 10th annual fundraiser on the lawn

Cedar County Memorial Hospital will host a “Luau on the Lawn” from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, on the west lawn of the hospital at 1401 S. Park Street in El Dorado Springs.  It’s the hospital’s 10th Annual Fundraiser and everyone is invited to attend to enjoy food and music with friends, along

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

September is National Suicide prevention month. The VFW Auxiliary would like to share these behavior signs that may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. Watch for these signs and help that

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Schell City Royalty

CANDIDATES RAISE MONEY FOR COMMUNITY – The Schell City Fall Festival crowned this year’s royalty on Friday, Sept. 7. Candidates sold tickets for $1 each for a chance to become the Prince, Princess or Queen. This year’s crowned heads are, (from left) Lil Prince Chet Hubbard, Lil Princess Mackenzie Lee, Queen Lynn Souza, Princess Kiersten

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Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill coming up Oct. 18

Missourians practice ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ during exercise that draws one-half million participants Registration is now open for the 2018 Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Oct. 18. More than one-half million Missourians participated in last year’s ShakeOut, which teaches people how to protect themselves during an earthquake. More than 300,000 are already

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Save the tapes

Editor: I have been having a little fun watching how many of the Democrats have been reacting to the Supreme Court nominee’s confirmation hearing. Some sources say that Democrat politicians have hired people to interrupt the hearings. Regardless, in my opinion, they are acting like a bunch of two-year-olds not getting their way. Sorry, I

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Tips for fall exterior clean up

As leaves begin to fall and garden plants go to seed, homeowners may be thinking about hiring a lawn or landscape firm to clean up yards before winter. Better Business Bureau advises homeowners to check companies out carefully before hiring them, and ask for a contract that says what will be done and when. Some

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Ambulance Board to meet Monday

The Cedar County Ambulance District board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m.  Monday, Sept.. 17, in the new headquarters building in Stockton. Old business sill include an update on the new building. There is no new business at this rime.

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Farm Bureau to meet Thursday

The Cedar County Farm Bureau will convene its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Stockton Christian Church. Guest speaker will be Eric Bohl, Missouri Farm Bureau director of public affairs. If you are able, please bring a pre-packaged item for after school snack drive.

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Eat Breakfast in Fair Haven

The Fair Haven Park board will host a breakfast smorgasbord from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday Sept. 15. For a $6 donation for adults, $4 for children 4 – 10, get all you care to eat of pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage and coffee or tea. Children under 4 eat free. All donations

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